Canon user manuals are available in the Support section at Canon.com. Choose the Manuals category, enter a model name or number into the search bar, or use the product finder to access the corresponding product manual.
To use the product finder, select the product category, product family, product series and model. Select your model to access guides and manuals as well as any recommended downloads for that product.
The guides and manuals for the Canon Powershot SX40HS available for download include a guide for getting started, a camera user guide and software guides for both Windows and Mac.
Manuals are available in both English and Spanish and are downloadable as PDF files.